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PUT ASPHIDITY INTO SMALL CLOTH BAGS AND HANG FROM THE NECK.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): AILMENT ; Asphidity ; Bag ; Cloth ; CURE ; NECK ; Necklace ; REMEDY ; talisman

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 07-01-1973

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SULFUR AND MOLASSES HELP TO THIN BLOOD FOR GOOD CIRCULATION.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): AILMENT ; BLOOD ; Circulation ; Molasses ; REMEDY ; Sulfur ; THIN ; Tonic

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 07-01-1973

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TAKE A TABLET OF CALAMO BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP AT NIGHT
AND A TABLESPOON OF CASTOR OIL UPON RISING IN THE
MORNING.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): AILMENT ; Calamo ; CASTOR OIL ; CURE ; REMEDY ; Teaspoon

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 07-01-1973

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SORE THROAT CURE:
MIX LARD AND TURPENTINE AND APPLY TO NECK

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): AILMENT ; Application ; Balm ; CURE ; Lard ; NECK ; REMEDY ; Sore Throat ; Turpentine

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Animal
BELIEF -- Mineral

Date learned: 07-01-1973

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COUGH CURE:
MIX ALUM AND MOLASSES; TAKE AT ONSET OF COUGH SEIZURE

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): Alum ; COUGH ; CURE ; Molasses ; REMEDY ; Seizure

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Mineral

Date learned: 07-01-1973

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WART CURE:
COAT WITH CASTOR OIL

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): CASTOR OIL ; CURE ; REMEDY ; Wart

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 07-01-1973

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A CIRCLE AROUND THE MOON MEANS IT IS GOING TO RAIN
TOMORROW.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Circle ; MOON ; Rain ; WEATHER

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Moon
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew

Date learned: 06-25-1973

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Entertainment: Game

Anti-Over Game:

Take as mall tennis type ball and throw it over the house. The person throwing hte ball calls "anti.' If the ball goes over the roof, the receiver calls "over." Keep repeating.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): Anti ; Ball ; CATCH ; Entertainment ; GAME ; House ; Over ; Pastime ; Rook ; Throw

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Structure for dance, game, pastime, sport, drama, etc.

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